The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 72 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 16 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 0.87% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 2.97% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £335 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
SOAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
387 370 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.79% 29.23% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 215 184
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £19.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £48.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 6 £400 - 2
Staines - 6 £638 -
Woking - 1 £375 - 3
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 36 (78.26%) Web Services
2 34 (73.91%) REST
3 28 (60.87%) SQL
3 28 (60.87%) XML
4 27 (58.70%) .NET
5 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
6 23 (50.00%) C#
7 20 (43.48%) Scrum
8 19 (41.30%) WCF
8 19 (41.30%) BDD
9 18 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
10 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
10 17 (36.96%) Software Testing
10 17 (36.96%) QA
10 17 (36.96%) WPF
11 15 (32.61%) ISEB
12 13 (28.26%) Java
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle
13 11 (23.91%) SAP
13 11 (23.91%) Office 365
14 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
15 9 (19.57%) DevOps
16 8 (17.39%) JMS
17 7 (15.22%) Linux
17 7 (15.22%) Spring
17 7 (15.22%) SAP PI
17 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
18 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
18 6 (13.04%) SOA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
3 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
4 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) JMeter
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
7 2 (4.35%) Ant
7 2 (4.35%) JUnit
8 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) Test Analyst
3 15 (32.61%) Developer
4 13 (28.26%) Test Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) QA Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.17%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) Web Services
2 34 (73.91%) REST
3 28 (60.87%) XML
4 27 (58.70%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) WCF
6 17 (36.96%) WPF
7 8 (17.39%) JMS
8 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 7 (15.22%) SAP PI
9 5 (10.87%) HTML
10 4 (8.70%) JSON
10 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
10 4 (8.70%) WSDL
10 4 (8.70%) Middleware
11 3 (6.52%) CSS
11 3 (6.52%) JDBC
11 3 (6.52%) XSLT
11 3 (6.52%) XSD
11 3 (6.52%) Ajax
11 3 (6.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Scrum
2 19 (41.30%) BDD
3 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
3 17 (36.96%) Software Testing
4 9 (19.57%) DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) SOA
6 5 (10.87%) EAI
7 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) CRM
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Data Management
8 3 (6.52%) Demand Management
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.52%) Data Validation
8 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
8 3 (6.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.52%) Korn
7 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) ABAP
8 2 (4.35%) C
8 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
1 11 (23.91%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) Sun
2 3 (6.52%) EMC
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Software AG
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) Mercator
4 1 (2.17%) Zend